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UTEP's Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research marks Engineering Week

Last Updated on February 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Originally published February 20, 2017

By UC Communications

UTEP Communications

As part of Engineering Week celebrations, The University of Texas at El Paso Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research is hosting a presentation by Lockheed Martin representatives during their visit to campus as part of Engineering Week festivities. The presentation is geared toward students from UTEP’s College of Engineering to foster interest in the various engineering disciplines related to space travel.

Ahsan Choudhuri, Ph.D., Salvatore “T”. Bruno and Diana Natalicio stand with the winning CubeSat Team. Photo: J.R. Hernandez/UTEP Communications

UTEP is hosting a presentation by Lockheed Martin representatives.

E-Week is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. Dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers' positive contributions to quality of life, E-Week promotes recognition among parents, teachers, and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy, and motivates youth, to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. Each year, E-Week reaches thousands of schools, businesses, and community groups throughout the United States.

Here is a list of other activities on campus:

Feb. 19-21: General Motors vehicle display between Engineering and Classroom buildings.

Feb. 20-22: Lockheed Martin flight simulators in Engineering Annex outside dean’s suite.

Feb. 20-22: E-Week tours for area middle schools.

Feb. 19-21: Engineering movies at Advancement Center for Engineering Students.

Feb. 20: Presentation by Lockheed Martin representatives in area between Engineering and Chemistry and Computer Science buildings.

Feb. 22: College of Engineering banquet at Tomas Rivera Conference Center.